Texas’ early childhood intervention system has not kept pace with other states in the share of young children it serves. And with state policy changes and possible federal proposals, the program could find it more difficult to meet the needs of young children with disabilities and delays who need these critical services.
Since 2014, millions of parents and other adults have been able to access health insurance for the first time either through the Medicaid expansion (10 million) or the new marketplaces (11.5 million) created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rate of uninsured adults under age 65 declined significantly in 2014, the first year of […]
Since 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released an “Annual Report on the Quality of Care for Children in Medicaid and CHIP.” The report includes data submitted by the states on the Child Core Set of Health Care Quality Measures (child core set) and summarizes the results of the External […]
In May 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) completed its modernization of the regulations governing managed care in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). One of CMS’ primary goals in this regulatory overhaul is to promote transparency, enabling policy makers, beneficiaries, providers, and other stakeholders to better understand and monitor […]
Today, more than 45 million children have coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). For the nation’s youngest children, Medicaid and CHIP play an outsized role, covering 44 percent of children under the age of six, compared to 35 percent of children between the ages of six and 18.
By Colin Reusch, Senior Policy Analyst with the Children’s Dental Health Project, and Joan Alker, Executive Director of the Center for Children and Families Fulfilling the Promise of Children’s Dental Coverage is the second brief in our Future of Children’s Health Coverage series. The brief, coauthored by Colin Reusch with the Children’s Dental Health Project, offers […]